Get to know… Theo Edwards


Theo Edwards leads the Matadors in kills with 103. Photo Credit: CSUN Media Relations

Date of birth: May 17, 1987
Place of birth: West Hills, CA
Height: 6’6
Class: Senior

High School: Bishop Alemany

Position: Opposite Hitter
Major: Urban Studies

Food: Sushi
Music: Hip-hop
Movie: Dumb and Dumber
Class: Urban Studies- Third world countries
Athlete: Shaquille O’neal

Greatest Difficulty: “Losing my dad at a young age.”
Greatest accomplishment: “Going to college at CSUN and graduating this May.”
Hobbies: Fishing, basketball and family

Strengths: “Staying focused and maintaining a level head”
Superstitions: “Before every game I put on my iPod and listen to Lil Wayne. I definitely have superstitions. I wont cut my hair if we are on a winning streak and if we win a game I will make sure I wear the same shorts and warmups exactly the same way.”

Team: “For us is to surpass our accomplishments from last year. We don’t like to talk about it much because of superstitions but our goal is to win a national championship.”
Individual: “Personally I want to be the best volleyball player I can be. I play for a great team and I want to be a guy who can step up and make big plays for the team.”

What I do to stay in shape during the offseason: “I am in my local gym 4-5 days a week lifting and doing cardio to stay in shape.”
Person I would like to meet: “If I could meet some one I think it would have to be Bill Gates or Donald Trump. I like learning from successful businessmen.”